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Zikalala, Mabuyakhulu to lead ANC KZN interim leadership team

DURBAN, January 24 – Supposedly outgoing African National Congress (ANC) KwaZulu-Natal chairman, Sihle Zikalala, and Mike Mabuyakhulu, have on Tuesday, been named as the leaders of the 16-member interim leadership structure in the province. Speaking at the south beach-based Coastland Hotel on Tuesday afternoon, newly-appointed ANC secretary general, Ace Magashule, said that Zikalala would occupy the position […]

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#ANC54: ‘We are not shaken’ by court ruling, says Sihle Zikalala

JOHANNESBURG, December 16 – The African National Congress KwaZulu-Natal provincial executive committee (PEC) is “not shaken” by the recent court ruling to disband the PEC, provincial chairman Sihle Zikalala said on Saturday. On Friday, the Pietermaritzburg High Court granted an application for the PEC leadership to vacate office, but also granted the ANC leave to appeal […]

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Delegates from nullified provinces barred from voting at #ANC54 conference – ANC NEC

JOHANNESBURG, December 16 – The national executive committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC) has decided that delegates from provinces whose elections were nullified by the courts would not participate, nor vote, at its 54th national conference starting on Saturday. This comes after three courts in three provinces handed down damning judgments against the ruling […]

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ANC KZN leadership to appeal high court ruling

DURBAN, December 15 – The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal has expressed its “deep dissatisfaction and disappointment” at the judgement handed down by the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Friday. An execution order was granted in the ANC KwaZulu-Natal “rebels” case on Friday, meaning the party’s provincial leadership must vacate office. The 27 provincial executive committee […]

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Court rules ANC KZN leadership must vacate office

DURBAN, December 15 – An execution order was granted in the African National Congress (ANC) KwaZulu-Natal “rebels” case on Friday, meaning the party’s provincial leadership must vacate office. The 27 provincial executive committee (PEC) members who were to attend the ruling party’s national conference – which starts tomorrow in Nasrec – will now be attending as branch delegates, […]

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Post matric qualifications for president, councillors – former ANC activist Mhlongo

PIETERMARITZBURG, December 12 – A post matric qualification and security clearance should be the minimum benchmark for public representatives, former African National Congress (ANC) activist Siyanda Mhlongo said on Tuesday. Giving evidence before the Moerane Commission, Mhlongo suggested that this could help in dealing with the political killings that have engulfed the ruling party in […]